After two-plus hours of discussion and contemplation, the Johnson City Commission approved a concept plan proposed by Mitch Cox Companies to build a 265-apartment complex behind The Mall at Johnson City.
The Johnson City Commission is bound to have at least one new face on the five-member board following the Nov. 6 municipal election. Meanwhile, Jonesborough voters will decide from a field of three candidates to fill two open seats on the town’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen.
Like the abandoned animals housed there, the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter needs help, both operationally and financially.
The town of Jonesborough may start charging for-profit companies to apply for special event permits in an attempt to recoup costs associated with providing law enforcement, parking, closing streets and cleanup.
Torrential rains last Monday and Friday flooded the streets of downtown Johnson City, providing a familiar and unwelcoming sight to downtown business owners and visitors to the Little Chicago Festival.
Washington County could be the next government entity to take the multibillion-dollar opioid distributors and wholesalers to court.
When the public was asked about the redevelopment of West Walnut Street, a topic that kept coming up was solving the traffic conundrum at the intersection of University Parkway.
Trails – particularly mountain biking trails – has been a buzzword in Johnson City as of late, with the Tannery Knobs Bike Park almost complete and a proposal to establish trails atop Buffalo Mountain.
Cherry Street in downtown Johnson City will soon get a complete makeover.
BRISTOL — Sullivan County Chancellor E.G. Moody was not buying the claim, made by opioid manufacturers, that Northeast Tennessee counties and cities are to blame for the scourge of opioid addiction ravaging the region.